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delayer

[di′lā·ər]
(materials)
A substance mixed with solid rocket propellants to decrease the rate of combustion.
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Ainsi, la premiere occurrence du nom commun desert est remplacee par le nom propre Sahara, procede qui n'apporte pas de changement notable au niveau semantique proprement dit, mais qui, sans supprimer completement la repetition (car les deux autres occurrences du mot desert sont maintenues), reussit pourtant a la delayer. Dans le deuxieme cas, la repetition est completement annulee, le syntagme colonne transparente de chaleur devenant, en premiere occurrence, colonne de chaleur opaline, et dans la deuxieme, etant remplace par le syntagme fuseau vaporeux.
(18) The recent escalating rates of multiple births are due to what Angela Tchou has called the 'delayer boom'--the dramatic rise in the number of births to college-educated, thirtysomethings, women who are four times as likely to give birth to twins than mothers in their twenties.
At night, Bronco is a delayer -- tarrying over every activity.
[22] "Kant [...] a subterranean Christianity in his values; a dogmatist through and through, but ponderously sick of this inclination [...] not yet touched by the slightest breath of cosmopolitan taste and the beauty of antiquity -- a delayer and mediator, nothing original [...] In the case of Kant, theological prejudice, his unconscious dogmatism, his moralistic perspective, were dominant, directing, commanding [...] Kant believes in the fact of knowledge: what he wants is a piece of naivete: knowledge of knowledge!" (Nietzsche 1994, 64 and 286).
He was known as "Fabius the Delayer" because of his delaying tactics in battles against Rome's arch enemy, the Carthaginian Hannibal.
Both the reflection coefficient and the transmission coefficient are complex and can be expressed in terms of its magnitude and the insertion phase delayer (IPD) angle.
Hegel in particular was its delayer par excellence, with his grandiose attempt to persuade us of the divinity of existence, appealing as a last resort to our sixth sense, 'the historical sense'."
The first step is to delayer the decisionmaking process.
The Board appointed Joe Jimenez, currently division head of our pharmaceutical business as new CEO and also agreed to delayer and simplify the top leadership structure.
<p>Startup Delayer is a great tool that tells the startup programs you select to sit tight, be patient, and run a little later--after some of the traffic has cleared.
In the past three weeks I have read three articles in three prominent publications in which people were basically grouped as either/or - you are either a tortoise or a hare, a high delayer or a low delayer, or one of two men whose name begins with B.